Monday, October 13, 2008

Liu Bingzhong

Liu Bingzhong , or Liu Kan , was born in , . In 1233, he entered the Jin's bureaucracy. He still was an officer after the Mongols replaced the Jin, but later he became a monk. However his teacher thought that his talent should not be buried, so he recommended Liu Bingzhong to Kublai Khan, to become his adviser. During this period, he was extolled as the Five Talented in Xintai.

Liu Bingzhong and Yao Shu made a plan "to canvass all talented to give well-governorship suggestions". Many Confucianists, such as Xu Heng, Wang Xun, Zhang Yi, were attracted to provide ruse to Kublai Khan, who later became the founder of the Yuan Dynasty.

After the Battle of Fishing Town, M?ngke Khan died and Kublai Khan succeeded his post. Liu Bingzhong suggested to name the new dynasty as "Yuan" with reference to , which was adopted by Kublai Khan in 1271. He also suggested Kublai Khan to adopt the Chinese law, and removed some Mongolian misgovernment.

Kublai Khan recognized as the Capital of the Yuan, and renamed it to . Liu Bingzhong was appointed as the supervisor of the Capital Construction of Dadu. He also formulated the Time Service Calendar with Guo Shoujing. When he became the teacher of Zhenjin, who later became the Crown Prince , he set up the Zishan College in Wuon Mountain to teach Confucianism and Natural Science.

In 1274, he died in Nanbing Mountain Villa.

Literary Work

*''Spring Corpus''
*''Spring Poetry Anthology''
*''Peotry Anthology''
*''Pingsha Jade Ruler''
*''Jade Ruler and New Mirror''

Li Zhen (1914–1973)

Li Zhen was a general and official of the People's Republic of China.


Li Zhen was born in Gaocheng, Hebei in 1914. He joined in the Communist Party of China in 1937. He was awarded the rank of Shao Jiang, a , in 1955.

He was the from 1972 to 1973.

Li Zhanshu

Li Zhanshu is a politician. Li is the current of Heilongjiang province in northeast China.

Li Zhanshu was born in Hebei province in 1950. He became a member of the Communist Party of China in 1975.


Li has served as the deputy secretary of the Communist Party of China Heilongjiang Provincial Committee since 2003. He was appointed as the acting governor of Heilongjiang in December 2007 following the resignation of former Heilongjiang governor, Zhang Zuoji.

Li Zhanshu was officially elected the Governor of Heilongjiang by the Heilongjiang People's Congress on January 27, 2008.

Li Haifeng

Li Haifeng is a Chinese politician. A native of Laoting, Hebei, she did her graduate studies at the , and went on to positions such as Secretary of the Daqing branch of the Communist Youth League of China, Standing Committee Member of the Daqing Field branch of the Communist Party, Vice-Chairperson of the . She also served as a delegate to the 5th and 6th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conferences. In May 2007, she was promoted to her position as head of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. Two months later, as part of her official duties, she toured Chinese American and Chinese Canadian communities in the five cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, and Toronto.

Li Dazhao

Li Dazhao was a intellectual who co-founded the Communist Party of China with Chen Duxiu in 1921.


Early life

Li was born in Leting , Hebei province to a peasant family. From 1913 to 1917 Li studied political economy at Waseda University in Japan before returning to China s in 1918.

As head librarian at the Peking University Library, he was among the first of the Chinese intellectuals who supported the Bolshevik government in the Soviet Union. He also wrote in Chen's New Youth and his works had a major influence on other Chinese as well. Mao Zedong was an assistant librarian during Li's tenure at the library, and Li was one of Mao's earliest and most prominent influences. By many accounts, Li was a and believed that the peasantry in China were to play an important role in China's revolution. As with many intellectuals of his time, the roots of Li's revolutionary thinking were actually mostly in Kropotkin's communist anarchism, but after the events of the May Fourth Movement and the failures of the anarchistic experiments of many intellectuals, like his compatriots, he turned more towards Marxism. Of course, the success of the Bolshevik Revolution was a major factor in the changing of his views. In later years, Li combined both his original nationalist and newly acquired Marxist views in order to contribute a strong political view to China .

Under the leadership of Li and Chen, the CPC developed a close relationship with the Comintern. At the direction of the Comintern, Li and Chen were inducted into the Kuomintang in 1922. Li was elected to the KMT's Central Executive Committee in 1924.


Tensions between the Comintern, the KMT, and the CPC presented opportunities for political intrigue and opportunism. With the outbreak of the Chinese Civil War, Li was captured during a raid on the Soviet embassy in Peking and, with nineteen others, he was executed on the orders of the warlord Zhang Zuolin on April 28, 1927.

Huang Hua (politician)

Huang Hua was the foreign minister of China from 1976 to 1982.

Guo Gengmao

Guo Gengmao is a politician of the People's Republic of China.


Guo Gengmao was born in Jizhou, Hebei in 1950. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1972.

Guo was the Governor of Hebei from 2006 to 2008. He was appointed as the Governor of Henan on April 7, 2008.